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Month: September 2013

Working With Voice Mail In iOS 7

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

Voice mail is a wonderful feature that is standard on every iPhone. Though some of the features you have come to expect and use are still present in iOS7, there have been some changes. The interface is different, but once you read through how to listen to your voice mails, as well as the other things you can do with them, you will find it all very easy.

Changes In General Settings In iOS 7

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

The General settings category under settings can almost be an app all its own. After all, there are quite a bit of controls within it, along with information such as capacity, available space, and usage of our iPhones. And it is home to the most important setting area of all to those of us in the blindness community, Accessibility. It is one of the first places we visit when even a smaller update is released, let alone a major one like iOS7. Naturally, there are some changes within the General settings, with the most changes, as it turns out, being under Accessibility.

Safaris Are Not Only In Africa Anymore. New Features In iOS7

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

What an adventure the World Wide Web can be. Getting around, and exploring, can be quite an experience. Apple has made some changes in Safari, their web browser, in iOS7, to make it easier to visit websites, find just what you’re looking for, and share your findings and favorites with your family and friends. Please stay in your seats, pay close attention, and let’s find out what’s changed, and what’s new, in Safari.

NLS Bard Mobile For iPhone, Old Hat App Review

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

Attention to all blind and visually impaired people living in the US! The app that we all have been waiting for has finally arrived in the app store. We as blind readers now have another option to read books on our mobile devices. It is an exciting time for the blind to have so many different options to read books and to be able to read them all on one device.

Wednesday Roundup For September 25, 2013

Posted in Apple Inc

Thanks for joining us again for another edition of the Wednesday Roundup brought to you by Fedora Outlier,, LLC. This week we are bringing you news from the world of technology ingenuity, scientific research, and more stories of individuals who have triumphed over blindness. Grab that favorite beverage (today it’s iced tea for me ), get comfy and explore the wonderful world of the web with us.

Who Would Have Thought That Email Could Be So Much Fun? New Mail Features In iOS 7

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

Sending emails is an easy, quick, and efficient way to communicate with family, friends, and business associates. It is the way we receive all kinds of information. With each major iOS release, there have been changes to make the entire email app easier to use, and iOS7 is no exception. So, let’s go ahead and see what’s new.

The New App Switcher Is Here! The New App Switcher Is Here! New Feature In iOS 7

Posted in Apple Inc, and iOS

The app switcher is a quick and easy way to get to the apps you have opened most recently. When you close an app, it is placed in this area. There are certain apps that, though you think you have closed them, are actually running in the background. In iOS7, you will now know which apps are still running, and there are some other changes that make the app switcher even easier to use.

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